MCL - Section 333.12101

Act 368 of 1978

333.12101 “Environmental health” defined; general definitions and principles of construction.

Sec. 12101.

    (1) As used in this article, "environmental health" means the area of activity which deals with the protection of human health through the management, control, and prevention of environmental factors which may adversely affect the health of individuals. This activity is concerned with the existence of substances, conditions, or facilities in quantities, of characteristics, and under conditions, circumstances, or duration which are or can be injurious to human health.
    (2) In addition, article 1 contains general definitions and principles of construction applicable to all articles in this code.

History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of the division of environmental health, with the exception of the food service sanitation program and the shelter environment program, from the director of the department of public health to the director of the department of environmental quality, see E.R.O. No. 1996-1, compiled at MCL 330.3101 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Popular Name: Act 368